Media Highlights

Media Highlights

  • 3/3/13

    USA Today's debut issue of The Best Health and Fitness Tips notes Penn State nutrition professor Barbara Rolls' Volumetrics Diet as the best high-volume diet.

  • 3/1/13

    Penn State College of Medicine researchers Khai C. Ang and Keith Cheng are studying skin pigmentation to learn which genes make a difference by testing them in zebrafish.

  • 2/28/13

    The Times' Opinionator blog examines research about race relations, including Penn State political scientist Susan Welch's co-authored study on "The Obama Effect."

  • 2/27/13

    Angela Linse, executive director and associate dean, Schreyer Institute for Teaching Excellence, shares Penn State's success with its higher-ed-model testing center.

  • 2/25/13

    Affordable college towns such as State College, Pa. (Penn State) offer exactly what Boomers are looking for these days: a reasonable cost of living, livability and more.

  • 2/25/13

    Rob Crassweller, Penn State pomologist, spoke at length to local fruit growers about expected changes in pruning, pests, production and plant diseases. He and other Penn State Extension scientists have compiled "what we think might happen, with what scientists are talking about now."

  • 2/24/13

    Thousands of people flocked to the Bryce Jordan Center Sunday for the Penn State Lady Lion's Pink Zone game. All of the day's proceeds go to local breast cancer causes. Last year, the Lady Lions donated more than $200,000.

  • 2/21/13

    Penn State's initial offerings will be relatively short courses of 6 to 12 weeks, including an introduction to geospatial analysis, which could lead directly into a World Campus or on-campus program on the same material.

  • 2/21/13

    This year, the company Turnitin has helped Penn State's Smeal College of Business find 48 applicants who apparently plagiarized their admissions essays since October. All were rejected.

  • 2/20/13

    Some films are meaningful because they are not just sad or just happy but rather focus on the human condition, says Mary Beth Oliver, co-director of the Media Effects Research Laboratory at Penn State.